Sponsored by: EasyCare

Parkersburg, Pa., farrier and owner of Daisy Haven Farm, Daisy Bicking, shares experience-tested ideas that you can implement into your footcare work for avoiding and overcoming common mistakes in the selection and application of hoof boots.

You’ll learn about:

  • Getting Sizing And Fit Right
  • Maintaining Adequate Inventory
  • Selecting The Right Boot For Your Need
  • Educating The Client
  • Choosing Boots For Therapeutic Or Discipline Needs

Bickings has studied a broad spectrum of barefoot trimming styles, composite material applications and other alternative support options, and strives for a team approach to whole horse rehabilitation. She utilizes extensive documentation of the foot via digital photography and radiography, maintaining a database of over 200,000 pictures and corresponding X-rays. She also teaches courses domestically and abroad in recognizing tissue distortion of the foot and composite material application.

This Online Hoof-Care Classroom is eligible for one continuing education credit from the American Association of Professional Farriers. After viewing this classroom, you may submit your CE credit request here. The AAPF/IAPF CE program does not automatically guarantee recognition of any CE credits by any state veterinary licensing board. Please check with your state’s board for approved CE events.

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